Sokuseki Fukuromen / Kappumen

Instant Noodles / Cup Noodles

Instant noodles are available in single-portion bags (sokuseki fukuromen), packaged with sachets of soup powder and condiments, or in cups or cartons (sokuseki kappumen). The most popular variety of instant noodle is ramen, coming in flavours including miso, pork, and seafood. Cup noodles are also available containing soba and udon noodles. Instant and cup noodles are particularly popular as a light and easy lunch for busy people, and can even make a satisfying main meal when combined with other ingredients.